News from—and affecting—the community development world. This week: Police Officers' Disturbing Facebook Posts | Bakery Becomes Affordable Houser | NJ Awards $13M Tax Credits to Predatory Lender | CLTs Build Equity, and more
News from—and affecting—the community development world. This week: Making the Cannabis Industry More Accessible, and Equitable | Criminalizing Protest | Chicago Evictions and Race | Regulating Public *and* Private Art in Upstate NY | The Flooding Continues | More...
Laundry Literacy Programs Take Off | A New Investment Fund for Experimental Projects | A New Opportunity Zone Incentive | Increasing Housing Density | Healthy Homes Aren't Complete Without Transportation | More...
Facial Recognition Tech and communities | The trauma effects of Hurricane Maria on children in Puerto Rico | Ithaca offers childcare at council meetings | A new healthcare partnership | Rural America | A blow to gig economy workers | More...
In our fifth installment, we take a look at how organizations are taking health care investments in housing to the next level, and how cities can weather the effects of climate change by going beyond infrastructure to address institutional racism, historical inequities, and access to physical and mental health services.
Including rent and utility payments in credit reports and scoring models can increase credit scores, and reduce racial disparities in credit scores.
Rideshare drivers strike protest | Cities design for climate change | Design that doesn't make climate change worse| HUD proposes a cruel rule | Seniors and affordable housing | Leave the CFPB alone | Targeting Vets for bad loans | More...
Boulder expands equity and its hiring pool, Is help for "three-quarter" housing a problem?, Public housing's impact on diversity, Where the rural populations are growing, Poverty's effect on mental well-being, more...
Gentrification tales, Sexual health in rural places, Housing policy, Opportunity Zones update, Union strike, Hoarding resources, more.
Making cities good places for children, A Black arts and culture district in Baltimore, A test for universal basic income, Nonprofit developers get a win, The politics of housing in California, more.
Carson gets defensive, A bank by and for the people, Faith in numbers, Another big(ger) bank is on the horizon, Berliners rally for their housing, more.
Homelessness is a national emergency, Doctors don't quite get it, Gentrification doesn't stand a chance, This hospital mandates paying a living wage, New HUD news, and more.
Oregon to do away with single-family zoning, NY pushes source of income protection, mixed-income development in London segregates play, housing is on candidates minds, too, and more.
News from—and affecting—the community development world. This week: An aging homeless population, SB50 protections, Livable city ranking ranks affordability (!), Chronic homelessness, Holding two truths, more.
News from—and affecting—the community development world. This week: The coming funding cuts, A Ban on cashless, Kansas City fights for affordable housing, Banks divest from private prisons, Reality check for landlords, more.
News from—and affecting—the community development world. This week: Criminalizing homelessness, Self-driving cars further inequality?, New ideas for public housing, Commercial CLTs, more.
In our fourth installment, we find out what happens when a community development corporation pivots to a health-first focus; whether funding for Medicaid can go to housing; how to keep seniors in their homes, and how teeth affect housing stability.
Green New Deal, Celebrities Build Affordable Homes-sometimes, Rent Control, School Funding and Race, Dollar Store Proliferation, more.
HUD changes Inspection Policy; Raising the Minimum Wage; Statewide Rent Control in Oregon; Airbnb's Real Impact on Housing Costs; more.
A: Yes! Since hosts can make 50 to 200 percent more on short-term rentals than on long-term rentals, Airbnb affects purchase prices as well.